Kashish Kumar

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If You're In Your 20s, Having Savings Shouldn't Be Your Only Concern

The consumerist world we live in seems to have turned us into money making robots with ever-increasing desire to earn more only to spend more. A …

3 Brain Hacks to Fix the Bad Habits Social Media Has Given Us

Three simple tweaks to make today that will ground you in real life while engaging with social media, instead of the other way around.<p>IRL. An acronym we didn't need before the birth of social media 14 years ago. IRL stands for In Real Life.<p>Social media has allowed humanity to expand its reach, …

Meet Kripa Krishnan, Google's queen of chaos

That's because a group of 10 Google engineers go around purposely breaking things at the company, under the most dire circumstances they can imagine, just to see what happens.<p>Through this process, the team makes sure that Google can keep itself running no matter what happens.<p>Sometimes this team …

UX Reality Check: 14 Hard Truths About Users

It can be hard for designers to take a step back and look at an app or website through users’ eyes. Here’s where to start.<p>After any amount of time in the design industry, you’ll most certainly hear someone refer to users as “dumb.” People talk about having to “dumb down” interfaces, design for “the …

The User Experience of Virtual Reality

Many thanks to all of the authors of the talks, articles, and guides referenced in the list. Without these people doing the hard thinking, Virtual …

These 17 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

Learn a key negotiating skill from FBI negotiator Chris Voss

<b>Chris Voss:</b> You know, successful negotiation is not about getting to yes, it's about mastering no and understanding what the path to an agreement is. …

22 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

You might be surprised at the simple things they do to succeed.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They tend to get up early, stay in front of health issues, and know how to handle money. They get quality sleep, play hard and stay sharp through continuous learning. They also …

7 Bad Habits You Can Drop Today to Become Ultra-Successful

These bad habits can creep up on anyone. Learn how you can eliminate them and boost your success.<p>The internet is chock full of advice on which habits will boost your success--in the morning, nighttime, and anywhere in between.<p>I can attest that the right habits will do wonders. However, the thing …

21 Executives Share the Daily Routines That Help Them Succeed

Being intentional about simple routines makes all the difference.<p>The most successful people I know make navigating business and life look easy, often because they have their crap together more than most people. They get up early, stay in front of health issues, and are smart about money. They know …

Facebook Redesigned: An In-Depth Analysis Of Independent Designs

There’s a lot to learn by studying the work of other designers. This is true of both professional projects and spec designs for existing websites. …

Young & Entrepreneurial: How This Stanford Dropout Went From Bootstrapping to Closing Fortune 500 Companies

<i>This article is part of the Young & Entrepreneurial series that features young startup founders and entrepreneurs. You can see past features here. To stay up to date with future posts, sign-up here.</i><p>It's not easy to build a business but a certain drive for success and desire to create something that …

Entrepreneurship

This search engine saves the environment while it finds your info

Goodbye, Google! Hello, Ecosia!<p>Mark Fischetti<p>July 26, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American<p>Some people prefer Google when exploring the Web. Some like Yahoo or Bing. But now more than 2.5 million people a month are using Ecosia, because every time they click …

5 new social startups you should start using now

Forget Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter. Just kidding. Don't do that. However, there is an entire world of social startups out there that just might …

What did Billion Dollar Companies Look Like at the Series A?

There is a lot of coverage of the companies that have reached valuations of over a billion dollars. Many of these companies were not always fast …

The man who mapped the world

While some bleary-eyed New Yorkers stumbled home from bars and graveyard shifts, Elliot Cohen walked the streets of Manhattan taking names. Not the …

New York City

Five Ways Cheapskate Employers Justify Their Low Salaries

We got a call from Adriana, who was a client of ours a few years ago. “I thought this would make you guys laugh,” she said. “I got a call from a headhunter about a job opportunity in a startup that just got ten million dollars in funding.”<p>“Hurrah for you!” we said.<p>“I’m not going to to the …

Forget Big Goals. Take Baby Steps for Small, Daily Wins.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are already starting to get discouraged when it comes to your 2015 goals, I’m here to tell you it’s not too late and you’re not alone.<p>This is the month of year that I spend a lot of time with my clients reflecting on what really …

Motivation

Researcher threatens to withhold information if WA keeps killing tagged sharks

A South Australian shark researcher says he may not give the Western Australian government information about tagged sharks after it used scientific tagging information to identify a shark under its catch-and-kill policy.<p>Andrew Fox, from the Fox Shark Research Foundation, said using scientific data …

The Pirate Bay shutdown: the whole story (so far)

For the past decade, if you wanted to download copyrighted material and didn't want to pay for it, it's likely you turned to The Pirate Bay. Up until a police raid took it offline last week, it was the most popular place to grab Sunday's episode of <i>The Newsroom</i> or <i>Gone Girl</i> months before the Blu-ray …

5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Speaking at events is a great way to enhance your status as an expert and generate PR for your business. However, becoming a great speaker is an art, not a science. The good news is that with some tips and some practice, you can leave a …

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert

Beef’s environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less red meat would be a better way for people to cut carbon emissions than giving up their cars.<p>The heavy impact on the environment of meat production was …